A 30-year-old man from Darwin has been summonsed to face the ACT Magistrates Court this week on sexual assault charges.
Police will allege the man sexually assaulted a 27-year-old woman in the early hours of Saturday morning, March 17, in her apartment on Northbourne Avenue.
Between 3 and 4 am the woman was walking back to her [...]
ACT Policing has received information the man responsible for the aggravated robbery at the Southern Cross Club in Macquarie (Thursday, March 29) was also involved in thefts at three Canberra clubs.
The thefts occurred at the Canberra Southern Cross Club in Phillip, the Mawson Club and the Ainslie Football Club at different times over the last [...]
A 37-year-old Chisholm man was caught exceeding the speed limit by 64km/h on the Monaro Highway in Symonston, Friday night (April, 20).
Around 7.20pm, Traffic Operations were conducting laser targeting when they observed a Nissan Skyline sedan travelling at high speed. The vehicle was detected to be going 164km/hr in a 100km/hr zone.
The driver was stopped [...]
Members from City Station seized substances suspected to be drugs, drug paraphernalia and money after executing an emergency search of a vehicle in Lyneham this morning (Sunday, April 22).
About 12.30am general duty officers observed a man in a stationary vehicle in a Lyneham carpark. Upon speaking to the man, they saw what appeared to be [...]
ACT Policing apprehended 25 drink-drivers last week, with nine of those drivers holding provisional licences and one being a six-time previous drink-drive offender.
Fourteen drivers were issued with immediate suspension notices.
The six-time offender is a 59-year-old man from Ainslie, who was detected driving on Dickson Place, in Dickson. His reading was 0.153.
In one high-level drink-driving incident [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 25-year-old Conder man for a number of sexual offences on a 12-year-old boy.
Police will allege the offences occurred between November 2011 and February 2012 at a house in Conder and Bonython.
The man was arrested yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, April 17) by detectives from ACT Policing’s Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Team [...]
ACT Policing has released CCTV images of one of the offenders responsible for an aggravated robbery in Macquarie on Thursday, March 29 in the hope someone can identify him.
Around 12.05am, two men entered the Southern Cross Club armed with knives, and demanded money from a staff member.
The staff member handed the men a sum of [...]
ACT Policing has arrested two 17-year-old male teenagers after an aggravated robbery took place at the Holt Caltex Service Station last night (Sunday, April 15).
About 10pm, the two teenagers, armed with knives entered the service station and approached the cashier. The teenagers made a number of threats and demands before the cashier opened the [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery which occurred early this morning (Sunday, April 15) in Belconnen.
Around 12.37am a 24-year-old man arrived at his home in Disney Court Belconnen after finishing work. As the man parked in his driveway he was approached by three men. The man had a brief conversation with the [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious fire which occurred at the old Belconnen Police Station early this morning (Saturday, April 14).
Around 1.50am police were called to a fire at the old Belconnen Police Station in Lathlain Street, Belconnen. ACT Fire and Rescue trucks were already in attendance.
Damage is estimated to be between $10,000 and $15,000.
A 23-year-old Kambah man wanted for an assault and other offences was arrested by police this afternoon (Friday, April 13).
Around 3.10pm members from ACT Policing’s Crime Targeting Team arrested the 23-year-old man after he was seen by detectives walking along Heard Street in Mawson.
During a search of the man after his arrest, police located two [...]
A 49-year-old Lyons woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court later this month after police executed a search warrant on her home yesterday (Thursday, April 12).
Members from ACT Policing’s Crime Targeting Team executed a search warrant on the Lyons home about 1.40 pm, locating over 400 items police suspect to be stolen.
These items, which include [...]
ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the 5-Star Supermarket in Theodore last night (Wednesday, April 11).
About 6.45 pm a man entered the 5-Star Supermarket located on Lawrence Wackett Crescent where he threatened the store attendant with a weapon before decamping with a sum of cash.
The man ran out on to [...]
A 25-year-old Richardson man is receiving medical treatment after three men allegedly broke into his home and assaulted him earlier this morning (Wednesday, April 11).
Just after 2 am, the man was woken by three men pulling him out of bed and hitting him repeatedly with baseball bats.
The man was then bound with cable ties and [...]
A 20-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, April 11) after being extradited from New South Wales by ACT Policing.
Criminal Investigation detectives extradited the man from Wagga Wagga yesterday (Tuesday, April 10) and he was taken to the ACT Watch House where he was charged in relation to numerous aggravated robbery, assault [...]
The road toll for the ACT remains at zero after the Easter long weekend with 18 people apprehended for drink driving as part of Operation Crossroads.
Officer-in-Charge of Traffic Operations, Sergeant Rod Anderson, said that while the ACT remained fatality free, police issued 119 Traffic Infringement Notices (TINs) for a number of offences including speeding and [...]
A 21-year-old Fraser man has been arrested after assaulting a taxi driver and stealing his taxi in Canberra’s north early this morning (Monday, April 9).
About 12:30am the man and a 20-year-old woman were travelling in a taxi along Belconnen Way in Macquarie. An argument started between the pair, during which the woman jumped from the [...]
ACT Policing are appealing for witnesses to property damage at Hume late last night (Saturday, 7 April).
About 11pm police attended Tralee Street, Hume and saw a trail of damage about 800 metres long of knocked down light poles, bollards, street signs, construction fencing and barriers starting from a construction site.
The street lighting in the area [...]
ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to a collision in Richardson early this morning, (Sunday, 8 April).
About 2 am a large white van or truck was seen driving away from a house on Chauncey Crescent, Richardson after it had reversed and crashed into the bedroom window.
The residence sustained structural damage to the front wall and [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire in a four-bedroom house on Davice Place, Chisholm.
Fire contained to room of origin with fire damage also to roof space. Extensive heat and smoke damage to remainder of house.
No damage to neighbouring property.
House unoccupied at time of fire.
Three fire pumpers on scene with the Hazardous Materials Unit, [...]
ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Richardson last night (Friday, April 6).
About 10.50 pm an 18-year-old man was walking home along Clift Cresent and was approached by a black Mazda 6 travelling in an easterly direction towards Heagney Crescent.
The victim flagged down the vehicle to ask for a lift. At [...]
ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to a robbery in Garema Place, Civic in the early hours of the morning, (Saturday, April 7).
About 12.40 am a man was walking towards King O’Malley’s pub when he was approached by two males. One male, without provocation punched the victim in the head a number of times knocking [...]
ACT Policing have arrested two men after a brief police pursuit in Kambah yesterday, (Thursday, 5 April).
About 4.22pm police attempted to stop a vehicle which was travelling at 126 km on O’Halloran Circuit Kambah. The vehicle failed to stop, driving around police and a pursuit was initiated.
The vehicle travelled east across Drakeford Drive onto [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 23-year-old man after police responded to a report of a sexual assault within the grounds of the Royal Military College, Duntroon early this morning.
At 2am today, the 21-year-old female victim contacted police to report that a man known to her had entered her house and sexually assaulted her before fleeing [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred at the 5-Star Supermarket, Scullin Place, Scullin yesterday (Wednesday, April 4) evening.
About 7.55pm, a man armed with a knife entered the supermarket and demanded cash while threatening the cashier.
The cashier complied with the demand and gave the man a sum of cash which was [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after a white Nissan Pathfinder was deliberately set alight in a Civic car park last night (April 3).
About 7.20pm, police were alerted to a vehicle that was on fire in the car park between Knowles Place and Vernon Circle, Civic.
ACT Policing General Duties officers attended the location and managed to [...]
ACT Policing is once again participating in Operation Crossroads, an Australian and New Zealand police initiative to reduce the number of road trauma incidents on our roads this Easter.
This time ACT Policing, along with NSW Police, is teaming up with ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire and Rescue to highlight the trauma surrounding major collisions.
ACT Policing Criminal Investigation detectives are investigating the death of a 75-year-old woman at a house in Yarralumla.
Police were called to the scene by ACT Ambulance at around 9pm this evening (Monday, 2 April).
Police are treating the death as suspicious.
Investigations to determine the cause of her death are underway by detectives and AFP Forensic Services [...]
ACT Policing is looking for people who have the qualities to be community policing officers as part of the AFP’s ‘anything but every day’ recruitment campaign which launched today.
National Manager Human Resources Leanne Close and Chief Police Officer for the ACT Roman Quaedvlieg said that the AFP is putting the challenge out there, looking for [...]
A 28-year-old Hawker man has been charged with the murder of a 30-year-old woman in Macgregor.
Police attended the woman’s home yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, March 28) after her body was discovered by a relative.
Criminal Investigations detectives charged the man at the ACT Watch House this evening (Thursday, March 29).
He will face the ACT Magistrates [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Canberra Southern Cross Club, Macquarie early this morning (March 29).
About 12.05am, two men armed with knives entered the club and approached a staff member while making demands for cash.
The staff member complied with the demands and provided the men with a sum [...]
ACT Policing Criminal Investigation detectives are investigating the death of a 30-year-old woman at a house in Macgregor.
The body was found in a room of the house by a relative around 4pm today (Wednesday, 28 March).
Police are treating the death as suspicious.
Investigations to determine the cause of her death are underway by detectives and AFP [...]